Henry Wadsworth Longfellow calling card

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow calling card

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This page was removed from a scrapbook. The three items are a clipping from a newspaper about the retirement of Mayor Meigs from a career in banking, with a penned not beneath the newspaper clipping, "A good name is better than precious ointment- prov," a pen and ink sketch of a water scene "by Pierce" and a calling card from Henry W. Longfellow with the note, "Left for me by Mr. Longfellow in Oct. 77 while at Dr. Gray's." The owner of the scrapbook is not known.

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About This Item

  • Title: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow calling card
  • Creation Date: circa 1877
  • Subject Date: 1877
  • Media: Paper
  • Dimensions: 18 cm x 12 cm
  • Local Code: 2002.325
  • Object Type: Text and Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230

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